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Archive Features

The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA)’s Charles Cowling asks for GMP equalisation clarification following the Brexit vote
February 2017
With growing liabilities and the difficulties in implementing further reform, sustainably funding public sector schemes is proving a challenge. David Adams finds out more
February 2017
Talya Misiri considers the importance of good data management, ways of
taking action and what to expect in the future
February 2017
A project to amend the notoriously tricky IFRIC 14 guidance, surging interest from regulators in pensions accounting, not to mention falling yields and rising
inflation, mean pensions accounting is now more than ever a minefield for the unwary. Stephen Bouvier explores the issues
February 2017
Lynn Strongin Dodds asks whether the DC charge cap is restricting product choice for pension scheme investors
February 2017
Getting the right advice is essential for trustees, but just how many advisers are needed to successfully run a scheme? And is there such a thing as too much advice? Lauren Weymouth explores
February 2017
Laura Blows looks at what the pensions industry is doing to make communications accessible for all
February 2017
Now more than ever, pensions administrators have a lot to manage. Adam Cadle asks administrators what they think the biggest challenges are for 2017
February 2017
Paddy Briggs looks at the role of trustees in the new era of closed DB schemes
February 2017
Natalie Tuck speaks to three different trustee associations to find out if trustee boards really are stereotypically old, white males and what diversity really means
February 2017
The balance of power over pensions policy has tipped in favour of the Treasury in recent years, leading to some claiming that retirement saving has been damaged as a result. What can be done to give the Department for Work and Pensions more of a say, and restore some equilibrium?
February 2017
Niall Alexander explores how fiduciary management for DC can keep the focus on investments to deliver the best outcome for members, while Sally Ling examines why fiduciary management is now being implemented for D C investment management
February 2017
Jonathan Watts-Lay explains why employees are left vulnerable to making poor decisions, which could lead to a reduced income at-retirement
February 2017
Given the increasing frequency of volatility events, Jonathan May believes institutional investors need to seek out strategies that aim to offer consistent diversification and the capability to preserve capital
February 2017
Matthew J. Bullock discusses how diversified growth funds can protect against volatile markets
February 2017
With membership declining and costs rising, DB schemes can be considered to be in freefall. Or are they? David Adams examines the ways DB schemes’ issues can be tackled and asks whether DB problems are really as insurmountable as they appear
January 2017
Occupational schemes have had to absorb much change in recent years. But the uncertainty created by fundamental shifts in pension provision are making it
harder than ever for trustees to meet changing saving expectations
January 2017
Sandra Haurant looks at the challenges facing the investment world in the year ahead
January 2017
For all those who would like to see a five-year moratorium on new pensions legislation, 2017 looks likely to be a frustrating year. David Rowley reports
January 2017
Featuring:
• The brace of reforms putting trustees at tipping point
• How real estate investment can beat inflation returns
• Making administration documents accessible to all
• How to help members transfer pensions easily
January 2017
Percival Stanion looks at which investments are likely to fare the best – and worst – in 2017
January 2017
Kate Atkinson and Patrick Harte discuss the impact of the Horton v Henry case, which decided that a person’s pension fund is secure in the event of bankruptcy
January 2017
Laura Blows explains why life expectancies increasing to age 1,000 may not be as far-fetched as it first appears
December 2016
In recent years, increasing attention has been placed on pension fund investors’ holdings in fossil fuels, with a number now moving away from investment in these fuels. So, is now finally the time that pension fund investors turn away from fossil fuel investment? Andrew Williams finds out
December 2016
Annuities may have taken a kicking following freedom and choice, but there’s still a place for retirement savers to have a product that provides a regular, guaranteed income. Lauren Weymouth explores how the annuities market is evolving to meet the changing marketplace
December 2016
The ‘freedom and choice’ reform was greeted positively by savers. But being free to do what they wish with their pension pot also means they are free to spend their savings too quickly or make investment mistakes. Gill Wadsworth explores how to prevent the money running out
December 2016
Louise Farrand explains why, following a slow start to the year, the bulk annuity market is starting to pick up pace
December 2016
Adam Cadle talks to Pensions Minister Richard Harrington about the current pensions landscape and his hopes for the industry
December 2016
The victories of Trump and Brexit in 2016 highlight that the establishment is under threat and pensions is no different. David Rowley reviews the big events in pensions this year
December 2016
Should The Pensions Regulator be more involved with pre-pack arrangements? David Adams investigates
December 2016
Matthew Swynnerton looks at two of the key pensions announcements in this year’s Autumn Statement
December 2016
Jonathan Watts-Lay reveals the key requirements for trustees when providing advice to DB members regarding pension transfers
December 2016
Sophia Singleton explains how the use of member analytics can improve DC schemes’ investment and communication strategies
December 2016
Frankie Borrell reviews the developments that have occurred in the bulk annuities market throughout 2016
December 2016
As LGPS funds start pooling together into six multi-billion-pound wealth funds, Lauren Weymouth explores why the aim has been so controversial and
what risks and opportunities lie ahead
November 2016
Louise Farrand reviews how pension funds are increasingly making their voices heard to call out irresponsible practices in the businesses in which they invest
November 2016
The fee system within the pensions industry relies strongly on an element of cross-subsidy. As there is now a greater focus on costs, and more transparency thanks to technological developments, Laura Blows asks if the
current charging structure is still sustainable
November 2016
Trustees need to work with a range of external advisers and service providers to help them achieve a high standard of scheme governance. Sally Ling explores what is needed to create a good working relationship and looks at the common sources of problems
November 2016
The need to better balance risk in pensions provision has never been
more acute. But is the UK actually getting any closer to achieving a
middle ground? Marek Handzel finds out
November 2016
Charlotte Moore looks at whether independent governance committees (IGCs) have maintained a level of autonomy or if there is any room for improvement
November 2016
Master trusts have been experiencing a boom in popularity ever since the introduction of auto-enrolment. But with this growth has been increasing concerns over the viability of so many master trusts in the system and their protections (or lack thereof) for members. David Adams explores how the recent Pensions Bill, along with industry efforts, will begin to overcome these challenges
November 2016
With the deadline for the pensions dashboard prototype approaching, Talya Misiri questions the sustainability of the tool and the challenges it may present
November 2016
Aon Hewitt’s Sion Cole examines why it is important for investors to look beyond the headline number and get full fee transparency
November 2016
David Bint reveals how the Enhanced-Diversification Growth Fund benefits investors looking for low-volatility growth
November 2016
David Watt highlights some of the key points for pension schemes to consider when selecting an insurer for a buy-in or buyout
October 2016
Claire Collier examines how court cases and legislation can reveal tips for trustees on how to successfully implement fiduciary management
October 2016
Julie Moret explains how ESG is different from ethical investing, offering a new lens for asset managers to analyse risks and opportunities
May 2016
Toby Hayes explains why investments should be divided into four risk styles –
growth, opportunistic, defensive and stable
June 2016
It’s said that ‘the past is like another country, they do things differently there’. With this in mind, Laura Blows speaks to the Pensions Archive Trust (PAT) chairman Alan Herbert about why there is a need for the PAT and
what can be learnt from past pensions events
July 2016
The ILC’s Dave Eaton explores the impact of a longer working life on retirement saving
July 2016
Gill Wadsworth explores how the pensions industry can help individuals fund long-term care needs in old age
July 2016
Adam Cadle outlines the LGPS-charity problem and the ramifications of this on charities’ future sustainability
July 2016
Nowadays employers have a wide variety of employee benefits to offer to staff. With this in mind, David Adams asks whether a workplace pension still has value as a staff recruitment/retention tool
July 2016
Adam Cadle talks to Weetabix Group Pension Scheme chair of trustees Ian Forrest about the recent successes within its retirement plans and what the future holds
July 2016
With an ageing population and the ‘grey vote’, pensions spending has increased, whilst governmental nonpensioner spend has declined. Natalie Tuck explores what can be done to create equity between the generations
July 2016
A pick-and-mix retirement product being created by super funds in Australia would appear to offer tailored and sophisticated outcomes for retirees. David Rowley reports
July 2016
Target-date funds are popular in the US but have yet to catch on in the
UK. However, following pensions freedoms, will TDFs become the
solution of choice for people to invest ‘to and through’ retirement?
Laura Blows finds out
July 2016
Lynn Strongin Dodds examines the various pension fund investment trends occurring globally
July 2016
The World Pensions Council’s M. Nicolas J. Firzli warns the UK to tread slowly following Brexit, as one-nation Tories will try to get a ‘better deal’ first
July 2016
In the race to build a pensions system fit for the modern world, how does the UK stack up against its global comparators?
July 2016
Ashley Fagan explains how pension fund investors use ETFs (Exchange-Traded Funds) for a growing range of applications across asset classes. while Sandra Haurant comments on the changing shape of the ETF industry and how these investment vehicles are becoming more commonplace in pension funds’ strategies
July 2016
Percival Stanion reveals that after the Brexit shockwave lies opportunity for pension fund investors
July 2016
Stuart Lingard explains why higher interest rates may not be as beneficial as it first appears for pension funds
July 2016
Susan Hoare explains why it is important to create the time for strategic planning
July 2016
Alyssa Manning examines how the US is now following the UK’s lead in pension risk transfer
June 2016
UBS Asset Management publishes a white paper Lower for Longer which analyses the underlying factors that have recently suppressed inflation. The paper also looks at the latest macroeconomic data and for pointers indicating how inflation is likely to evolve in the near future. Despite it being a challenging environment for investors, there are some effective tactical solutions to alleviate the effects of negative interest rates
June 2016
Malcolm Jones explains how Standard Life Investments’ Enhanced- Diversification Growth Fund (EDGF) provides more effective pension investment provision than standard DGFs, while Edmund Tirbutt analyses the usage of DGFs among DB and DC pension funds and how these investment vehicles can affect scheme returns
April 2016
Peter Vincent explains how the new generation of multi-strategy, multi-manager
alternative funds offer a practical way of reducing the overall risk of growth portfolios, and Sandra Haurant explores the state of the hedge fund market and what opportunities remain for pension fund investment
April 2016
Time to consider a new investment approach
April 2016
Percival Stanion explains how a well-diversified portfolio can achieve a positive return on investment, despite the current pessimism around the global
economy
April 2016
The Pensions Age/ITM half day seminar looked at the GMP maze and how a degree of clarity can be brought to the GMP reconciliation arena
April 2016
Calum Mackenzie reveals Aon Hewitt’s checklist for trustees to help remove behavioural bias from decision making
April 2016
Paul Myles explains the broader diversification benefits that occur when investing using styles
April 2016
Adam Cadle asks if auto-enrolment is under threat as a result of the Lifetime ISA announcement, and explores whether auto-escalation can further boost AE
April 2016
The pension freedoms have propelled the issue of low take up of advice into the spotlight and new technology seems to be the solution. Natalie Tuck examines whether ‘robo-advice’ really can bridge the advice gap or if it’s all
just science fiction
April 2016
Saving for retirement can be a long and complicated journey. Lauren Weymouth explores whose role it is to take the driving seat and help members get the best outcomes
April 2016
NSAFS’ CEO Peter Pledger talks to Laura Blows about the charity’s work to improve peoples’ understanding of pensions, and how its free online tool for employers to provide to employees can help achieve this aim
April 2016
The regulatory landscape for higher earners’ pension savings has altered considerably — and regularly — over the last decade. Peter Carvill asks what effect this has had on saving, particularly in light of the government’s recent budget
April 2016
In the midst of an active campaign against climate change, Lauren Weymouth speaks to Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) head of pension fund
management Dawn Turner about overcoming challenges and pooling success
April 2016
The Pensions Advisory Service is set for a shake up as the Chancellor announced in the Budget that it is to merge with Pension Wise, for which it is already a delivery partner. Natalie Tuck speaks to TPAS’ chief executive Michelle Cracknell on the merger and how TPAS has adapted to the changing world of pensions
April 2016
Chancellor George Osborne’s pensions freedoms shook the pensions industry. David Adams investigates the effects of these reforms one year on from implementation
April 2016
It has taken over a decade for the majority of DB trustees to become comfortable with covenant assessment. But the long journey has been worth it as schemes and sponsors now interact in a sophisticated and mutually beneficial way
April 2016
Gill Wadsworth looks at the issues surrounding DB to DC transfers and what factors will affect the rate of increase in this area
April 2016
Laura Blows explores why large sections of society are not saving enough for retirement and what can be done to address this problem
April 2016
Peter Vincent explains how the new generation of multi-strategy, multi-manager alternative funds offer a practical way of reducing the overall risk of growth portfolios
April 2016
Patrick Houweling explains how factor investing can be an advantageous
strategy within credit markets, while Peter Carvill explores the rise of smart beta, its issues and what its long-term prognosis may be
March 2016
Strong economic and demographic fundamentals in the UK regions are creating private rented sector opportunities comparable with those in the capital, writes Philip Nell, fund director of the VISTA UK Residential Real Estate Fund
March 2016
Adam Cadle analyses latest research detailing the trends in the UK’s DB private sector pension scheme investment landscape between 2011 and 2014
March 2016
Transition management is continually gaining momentum in the defined benefit pension space but limited demand still remains in the defined contribution
field. Edmund Tirbutt explores why this is the case and how the market could change further
March 2016
Padràig Floyd analyses the influence of fiduciary management on the pensions market and the levels of scrutiny it is undergoing
March 2016
The freedom and choice reforms mean an increasing number of people will have to understand investment matters, having never done so before. Laura Blows explores the current level of investment knowledge and interest amongst DC scheme members, how to communicate investment matters and why improvements need to happen fast
March 2016
Fighting investment risks in today’s unpredictable age of central bank
intervention, unstable markets and legislative reforms is a challenge for both DB and DC schemes, finds Marek Handzel
March 2016
David Adams analyses the morphing landscape of default funds and how more innovation may yet be around the corner
March 2016
The response to the consultation on pension transfers and early exit charges was published in February. Matthew Swynnerton comments on its key proposals and the potential impact for trustees
March 2016
The UBS Pension Insights publication assesses a range of methods to enable trustees to find a balance between meeting long-term liabilities, achieving sustainable growth and producing a positive cash flow
March 2016
Jonathan Watts-Lay reveals the findings of WEALTH at work’s survey, which looked at how employers are adapting to pension freedoms
February 2016
David Hillier of Insight Investment explains the role China and oil can play in the investment market over the year ahead
February 2016
The Pensions Regulator recently launched new guidance around the need for integrated risk management within pension funds. Gill Wadsworth looks at the issues surrounding this and the investment, funding and employer covenant equilibrium
February 2016
Edmund Tirbutt analyses the state of public sector pension scheme governance and the cost disparities within the LGPS funds
February 2016
Adam Cadle speaks to Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) chair Margaret Snowdon about the organisation’s progress to date and its aims
and ambitions for the administration landscape
February 2016
The investment-grade bon market performed poorly in 2015, with indices reporting negative returns. Lynn Strongin Dodds outlines the problems for this market and what investors must do to ensure it remains an important part of their portfolios
February 2016
The introduction of the single-tier state pension from April 2016 will bring about the end of contracting out for DB schemes, triggering a requirement for schemes to reconcile their contracted-out membership and GMP records with HMRC. Adam Cadle examines why this process is such a tangled web
February 2016
David Adams delves into the industry’s developments to enhance value for money on pension fees
February 2016
China, the ‘epicentre’ of the emerging markets, has suffered a slowdown that
has rocked the rest of the emerging markets; Natalie Tuck asks whether they are a rollercoaster worth riding
February 2016
Following the pension freedoms, administrators have been under increasing pressure to perform well under intense and time-sensitive circumstances. Lauren Weymouth explores what the major challenges have been and how the industry has worked together to get to the end of the race
February 2016
Pension schemes and their sponsors faced major accounting challenges with the introduction of FRS 102 during 2015. Yet the frantic pace of change on the
accounting and regulatory fronts is set to continue during 2016, Stephen Bouvier writes
February 2016
The pace of change in pensions legislation has reached a level not seen since A-day. As trustees try to keep the government and regulator happy, Marek Handzel argues members are now in danger of being left out of the picture for too long
February 2016
Dominic Moret explores the different ways a pension scheme can de-risk while on the route to full buyout
25/01/2016
Gavin Smith of Legal & General's Bulk Annuity and Longevity Insurance tam explains why now might be a good time for smaller schemes to settle their liabilities and how to get the most out of a bulk annuity transaction
September 2015
In a second article in our series of five, Ashley Fagan looks at how pension funds can use exchange traded funds (ETFs) as well as index futures contracts to access equity indices
23/09/15
Recent entrances and exits by key players pose the question of where the fiduciary management market is headed. Graham Buck asks whether it is ready to take both larger pension funds and DC schemes
15/09/15
Whereas smaller DB schemes are building up solid investment strategies, their DC trust-based counterparts are still struggling to construct the type of investment funds that their members can comfortably live in
10/09/15
From limited resources to weak negotiating positions, small schemes have got the odds stacked against them as governance expectations pile up, finds Marek Handzel
09/09/15
Paddy Briggs talks to Pensions Administration Standards Association chairman Margaret Snowdon about measuring and improving the quality of administration in pension funds
September 2015
Malcolm Johnson talks about the importance of de-risking your pension administration solutions
April 2015
David Adams explores the latest trends and scientific predictions around longevity
July 2015
Paddy Briggs talks to the CEO of The Pensions Regulator Lesley Titcomb about the role of regulation in the ‘brave new world’ of pensions
July 2015
Diversified growth funds have increasingly grown in popularity since their introduction 10 years ago. Natalie Tuck examines why they are becoming
commonplace in defined contribution schemes and how they have a bigger role to play since the introduction of the pension freedoms
July 2015
Class actions can bring significant gains for pension schemes, but they also carry heavy risk, in terms of both time and costs. Sally Ling examines whether UK schemes are looking at these actions, how to participate, and how to minimise the risk
July 2015
Laura Blows speaks to the IFoA’s chair of its pensions board, Gareth Connolly, about the various risks pension schemes need to consider
July 2015
Pranav Yajnik and Laura Clarke explore the considerations of the new shared parental leave regime for pension fund trustees
July 2015
Nadine Wojakovski examines the day-to-day investment risks that trustees need to monitor
July 2015
In 10 years the Pension Protection Fund has become a vital part of the pensions industry, making great strides to protect members of defined benefit schemes. As it celebrates its 10th birthday, Natalie Tuck speaks to PPF general counsel David Taylor on its achievements to date and what will be wished for as the birthday candles are blown out
July 2015
Edmund Tirbutt explores the various options DB trustees have to de-risk their schemes
July 2015
Wyn Derbyshire explains what the HMRC’s stricter requirements mean for the future of QROPS
July 2015
Jackie Daldorph explains how creating more stable pension schemes means
creating time for action
July 2015
Ashley Fagan explains how pension funds are benefiting by using exchange traded funds (ETFs) for their indexing investments
July 2015
Catherine Doyle explores the developments in store for DC scheme investment following its recent changes
July 2015
Alistair Wilson casts a calm eye over the current events causing concern for
fixed income investors
July 2015
DC schemes have seen much focus on costs lately, but how can schemes ensure that they are truly getting value for money, asks Pádraig Floyd
July 2015
Following both the Royal Mail and M&S’ pensions surplus announcements, Lynn Strongin Dodds explores whether there are lessons to be learnt in how to
decrease deficits
July 2015
John Towner considers the top three questions for schemes considering a buyout, buy-in or longevity insurance
Juy 2015
Lynn Strongin Dodds explores the range of alternative investments available to pension fund investors
July0215
Tom Ground, head of bulk annuities and longevity insurance at Legal & General, explores why funding a buyout may be more affordable than thought, with the potential closure of a funding gap by 25%
May 2015
Matthew Giles and Alexandra Morton discuss the confusion that still surrounds GMP equalisation on the 25th anniversary of the Barber ruling
18/05/2015
As a regular adviser to the government on pensions and later-life issues, Dr Ros Altmann has a unique insight into the government/pensions industry relationship. Laura Blows finds out more
October 2014
Pension schemes have probably never been more complicated to run and, if anything, this is going to become harder still. With so much on the horizon,
the importance of making sure your pension scheme administration is robust and shipshape has never been greater. But without the right lifeboats and life jackets this could be sink or swim for many…
February 2015
Despite its recent growth in the UK, fiduciary management still raises some concerns among the pensions industry. Lauren Weymouth explores whether
these reservations are justified
October 2014
Adam Cadle speaks to Carey Pensions UK CEO Christine Hallett and IBB head of Sharia compliance Samir Alamad about the mechanics behind the Islamic Pension Trust
October 2014
To encourage recruitment and retention for its DC scheme, oil company Total UK implemented an age-related contribution system that aims to provide
members with a pension pot similar to what they would have received in DB. Laura Blows finds out more
October 2014
Legal & General explains the different choices available to larger pension schemes looking to insure longevity risk
October 2014
The last general election delivered an unexpected result for the pensions industry – and the past five yearshave seen huge changes to state and private pensions.David Adams explores the pensions policies being campaigned by the political parties before what may be the most unpredictable general election for a generation
October 2014
For many years, parliament has been accused of being too ‘short term’ in its handling of pensions issues, resulting in long-term implications for the industry.
Peter Davy examines the relationship between politics and pensions
October 2014
Lynn Strongin Dodds explores how a company's pension deficit can affect investor sentiment
October 2014
Matthew Swynnerton explains the issues trustees need to consider when offering a partial transfer
October 2014
As DB schemes approach their end game, Chris Bowie questions whether they should reconsider their approach to bond investments
January 2015
Mark Johnson explains why the pensions industry needs to keep up to date with evolving technology
September 2014
Sandra Haurant explores why the take-up of ETFs by UK pension funds has been slower than anticipated
September 2014
Wrigley UK has taken the somewhat unusual decision to overhaul its DB scheme communications in order to increase member understanding and awareness. Laura Blows finds out how this was achieved, and why video had an important role to play
September 2014
As financial responsibility increasingly shifts from the state and employer onto the individual, the importance for young people to be prepared has finally been realised. David Adams finds out more about the financial education available
September 2014
The retirement income flexibilities generated by the Budget will simplify pensions for members, but will also bring complications for schemes and
providers. Peter Davy looks at the challenges ahead
September 2014
Many SMEs are facing an uphill battle to meet their auto-enrolment implementation staging dates. And as the clock ticks, the pennies could start stacking up too, finds Marek Handzel
September 2014
Nathan Jones examines the data challenges currently
facing pension schemes
September 2014
Francesca Fabrizi speaks to Tony Robertson, group pensions manager of William Hill about the challenges running its pension funds
July/August 2014
The need for solutions that span both the accumulation and decumulation journeys, and the popularity of multi-asset products for the at-retirement stage, are just some of the findings from HSBC’s post-Budget sentiment survey
July/August 2014
As the government consults on whether DB members should be allowed to continue to transfer into DC schemes in order to access the greater freedoms granted by the Budget, David Adams examines the potential impact the transfers would have on schemes, the industry and the wider economy
July/August 2014
Pension funds and providers are adapting to the changing landscape across both defined benefit and defined contribution provision. Matt Ritchie looks at some of the innovation taking place in the market
June 2014
Laura Blows speaks to the new president of the SPC, Duncan Buchanan, about his aims for the society and the challenges to be faced during his two-year tenure
June 2014
Edmund Tirbutt explores the current levels of guidance already offered by pension schemes, and questions whether the confusion surrounding the implementation of the ‘guidance guarantee’ will result in the government watering down its proposals
June 2014
Defined contribution charges have been the subject of much debate recently, but running costs can be just as big of an issue in the defined benefit space. Nick Martindale asks how trustees can better monitor fees, and keep the cost of running their schemes down
June 2014
Adam Cadle speaks to Centrica Pension Fund CIO Chetan Ghosh about the fund’s recent progress and ongoing investment strategies
June 2014
John Cockerton explores the impact the recent Budget may have on scheme design
June 2014
Laura Blows explores the challenge trustees face when determining who should receive death benefits following the demise of a pension scheme member
June 2014
Paul McGlone explores how to manage the balance between security and overpayment through the use of an Escrow
June 2014
Jamie Forbes reveals the results of Russell’s survey, which looks at European and American investors’ perceptions and adoption of smart beta
June 2014
The transition management industry has been in the spotlight for the wrong reasons recently, leading to some scepticism among trustees. But there are a variety of ways to ensure your transition manager is delivering, as Christine Senior reports
June 2014
Paddy Briggs speaks to UKSIF’s Simon Howard about making the case for investing in a more sustainable future
June 2014
Lauren Weymouth explores how and why pension funds are investing in alternative asset classes and what the future holds for the diversifying investment group
June 2014
Reforms announced in the Budget have completely changed the game for default funds and lifestyling, making many existing approaches obsolete. Pádraig Floyd reviews the impact of the changes
June 2014
Claire Southern and Helena Davies explains how the IORP mark II focuses on governance and communications
13/06/2014
Sarah Willis looks at the factors influencing whether the BoE will move to lift rates from their historic lows this year
02/06/2014
Michael C Walsh explains the importance of analysing total costs when implementing a DGF strategy
May 2014
Paddy Briggs speaks to Susan Martin about improving the pension prospects of local government employees through collaboration and the pooling of expertise
May 2014
Mark Wood explores whether the pension changes announced in the Budget will be to the detriment, or improvement, of those entering retirement
May 2014
Alistair Wilson looks at the dynamics generating high levels of demand within the European high yield market
May 2014
Sally Ling looks at what smart beta can offer investors, and how pension schemes are using it
May 2014
Nadine Wojakovski looks at the range of courses available to trustees, and how training sessions can help trustees prepare for real-life situations
May 2014
State Street Global Advisors’ recent survey reveals increasing investor interest into how advanced beta might work for institutional investment portfolios. Ana Harris explains more
May 2014
Our admin panel discusses the impact of the Budget on pension administration and expected future developments in this field
May 2014
A combination of reform to the individual annuity market and an injection of sophistication into transaction methodology has left the bulk annuity market on the cusp of a rich period of business, finds Marek Handzel
May 2014
In the first in its series of articles, ITM sales director John Broker explains how to handle the GMP challenge
May 2014
Sandra Haurant asks whether the pensions changes announced in the 2014 Budget will see more defined contribution savers looking to Self-Invested Personal Pensions as a way to turn their savings into income
May 2014
Legal & General’s record-breaking £3 billion buy-in with the ICI Pension Fund looks set to be the start of a new era for the bulk annuities market that is increasing, both in volume and transaction size
May 2014
The Royal Mail pension schemes have had a tumultuous few years plagued by controversy and reform. Chris Hogg, CEO of Royal Mail Pensions Trustees, tells Francesca Fabrizi how they dealt with the changes and why he is feeling positive today
May 2014
Nick Martindale looks at the huge technological implications of implementing a pot-follows-member system for dealing with small defined contribution pots
May 2014
Our DC panel asks what’s high on the DC agenda in the coming months, from the next stage of auto-enrolment, the charging caps debate and the Budget implications
April 2014
Interest rates may have stayed lower for longer than many expected, but the status quo will not last. Lynn Strongin Dodds asks whether schemes are adequately prepared for rates to rise, and how they can structure their portfolios to be ready for change
April 2014
Paddy Briggs speaks to Pippa Malmgren about the need for pension funds to change how they think and what they do
April 2014
Managed account platforms can provide pension funds with access to managed accounts that would not normally be available, on terms that suit them. Sandra Haurant examines the benefits of the MAP approach
April 2014
Lyxor’s Cyrus Amaria speaks to Pensions Age about the impact the AIFMD will have on hedge fund investment
April 2014
The Financial Conduct Authority is involved with some of the most critical issues facing pensions at the moment. Nick Poyntz-Wright is the FCA’s director of long-term savings and pensions, and sat down with Matt Ritchie the day after the Chancellor’s Budget speech to talk about the FCA’s work
April 2014
Laura Blows explains how games can be used within the pension industry to increase member engagement
April 2014
Sandra Haurant finds that while equities are not dominating investment portfolios as they once did, global stocks are finding increasing favour
April 2014
Five years into the economic ‘recovery’, Scott Berg explores what’s in store for global equities
April 2014
Nigel Ferrier shares his latest research on member engagement that was carried out in association with PMI
April 2014
Ian Aley considers the drivers of increased de-risking transaction sizes
April 2014
David Adams explores whether the Budget proposals will signal the end of annuities, or the start of a smaller but re-invigorated industry
April 2014
Pension experts outlined the importance of data and technology in helping schemes to achieve the best possible outcomes for their members at a recent half-day seminar
April 2014
Nadine Wojakovski explains how to establish a trustee/fiduciary manager partnership
April 2014
Towers Watson’s Mark Davis explains the importance of full disclosure for an effective trustee/fiduciary manager relationship
April 2014
According to a number of consultants, employers who have taken the hits in the first stages of auto-enrolment’s implementation have decided that some of the software and practices behind implementation need changing. Marek Handzel finds out why
April 2014
Nacho Font explains how smart beta can offer the best of both worlds between active and passive management
April 2014
Matthew Swynnerton looks at the impact of same sex marriage on pension scheme benefits
April 2014
Laura Brown explains how monitoring interest rate and inflation changes can help pension funds decide whether to implement a liability-driven investment strategy
April 2014
In the first in its series of articles, ITM sales director John Broker explains how to handle the GMP challenge
May 2014
Mark Jones explains why pension schemes need to digitise their data, particularly in preparation for legislative changes in 2016
March 2014
Alistair Wilson looks at how the fixed income markets have behaved so far this year, and the effect this has on pension scheme funding
March 2014
John Belgrove covers some of the factors investors should bear in mind when looking at infrastructure debt
March 2014
Sally Ling looks at the increasing role illiquid credit can play in pension funds’ investment strategies, and how schemes can access them
March 2014
Mark Wood looks at the problems that arise from the new proposals for pension schemes to support the growth of their sponsors
March 2014
Bernard Abrahamsen explains the opportunities illiquid credit can provide for pension funds as banks move away from this sector
March 2014
Following the release of the ABI and Department of Health’s Social care funding: Statement of intent, Laura Blows explores the increasing role the pensions industry will have in helping people save for long-term care
March 2014
Pension schemes can find themselves paying members too much for a variety of reasons. While overpayments can usually be recovered, Nadine Wojakovski finds that under some circumstances members will not have to return the funds
March 2014
With the government focused on tackling the issue of small pension pots, Peter Davy looks at the ‘pot follows member’ versus ‘aggregation’ debate, and explores the other options available
March 2014
As the pace of QE decreases, Albert Küller considers the implications for equity markets in 2014
February 2014
David Adams explains how the assessment of the employer covenant is changing, following TPR’s requirement that the employer’s funding ability is considered against its capability to invest in ‘sustainable business growth’
February 2014
Having enjoyed a stellar 2013, the longevity insurance market looks set to grow in popularity for smaller-sized schemes
February 2014
Sandra Haurant explores why commercial property is looking increasingly appealing for pension funds
February 2014
Jonathan Bull explains why it is important for trustees to be adequately protected
February 2014
Laura Blows speaks to Michelle Cracknell about her new role as CEO of The Pensions Advisory Service, and the plans she has to increase awareness of the organisation
February 2014
Matthew Swynnerton provides an overview of progress on tackling liberation fraud over the past year
February 2014
Lynn Strongin Dodds finds that schemes are increasingly using creative asset-backed contribution deals to tackle their deficits, and regulators are taking notice
February 2014
Edmund Tirbutt looks at the range of EU regulations affecting UK pension funds, and why they are often met with discontent
February 2014
Stewart Patterson explains the importance of taking the correct actions, at the appropriate time, when managing pension scheme risk
February 2014
The good times have been back for a while when it comes to infrastructure investment. But getting access to the right party isn’t straightforward, finds Marek Handzel
February 2014
Declan Boyle asks whether automation of calculations is dumbing down the expertise of pension administrators
January 2014
Sally Ling explains the importance of understanding the different types of DGFs and what they can deliver for pension fund investors
January 2014
Alistair Wilson gives an overview of last year’s major market events and provides his investment outlook for the year ahead
January 2014
Richard Butcher provides an independent trustee’s perspective about the importance of good governance for DC schemes
January 2014
Catherine Lafferty looks at the resurgence of master trusts
January 2014
Nick Martindale provides an overview of the biggest legal cases affecting pensions
January 2014
Defined contribution is at the top of the pensions agenda with the rise of automatic enrolment. Our panel of experts discusses the issues facing the industry
January 2014
Peter Davy explores the recent focus on improving DC scheme governance
January 2014
Mark Wood looks at the difficulties surrounding the purchasing of annuities and what can be done to improve the process
January 2014
Robin Hames explains how cash balance already has many of the benefits defined ambition is trying to achieve
January 2014
At the start of any year there’s something in the air that suggests to an optimist the possibility of a fresh start – but to pessimists a feeling of gloom: the same old cycle of dashed hopes and dreams is starting all over again. Which of these attitudes will be most apt for the UK pensions industry in 2014?
January 2014
As the pensions industry continues to undergo a series of reforms, Laura Blows explores why the time is now right to improve its reputation and how this can be achieved
January 2014
Matthew Arends explains why collective defined contribution schemes look set to grow in popularity in the UK
December 2013
Towers Watson’s Bina Mistry answers some key ABF questions
December 2013
Sandra Haurant looks at how pension fund investors have looked away from bonds to alternative fixed income solutions, in particular senior loans
December 2013
Our panel of experts discuss the current pension administration landscape and the future challenges that administrators and trustees will face in this area
December 2013
Letter to a new trustee
December 2013
Thierry de Vergnes explains why institutional investors are allocating to European senior secured loans for stable and attractive yields
December 2013
As TPR takes over responsibility for the standards of governance and administration in the local government, NHS, teachers, civil service, armed forces, police, firefighters and judicial pension schemes, David Adams asks what the new oversight will mean for the schemes involved
December 2013
Following the recent strikes in protest against pension adjustments, Charlotte Moore looks at best practice engagement and communications processes to minimise member unrest when pension schemes undergo changes
December 2013
What can be done to address the differences in pensions for men and women, asks Andrew Sheen
December 2013
Hogan Lovells of counsel Jill Clucas looks at the outcomes and implications of the court’s judgement in the Nortel/Lehman insolvency case
12/11/2013
Lynn Strongin Dodds finds out why leveraged loans, traditionally popular in the US, are now seeing increased interest from the UK and European investors
October 2013
Greg Wenzerul reveals how the buy-in process could be improved
October 2013
J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Paul Sweeting, Nick Gartside and Edward Gladwyn examine the impact of pension funds’ drive to corporate bonds
October 2013
Mike Rogers explains why pension schemes should now be looking at dynamic risk management
October 2013
Christine Senior explores how the possible introduction of ‘Solvency II for pensions’, could affect pension funds’ investment strategies
October 2013
Jean-René Giraud explains how the development of hybrid solutions can allow insurance companies to re-assess their risk management approach in the wake of Solvency II
October 2013
Matthew Swynnerton talks through the requirements for new scheme trustees
October 2013
Sandra Haurant explains why enhanced annuities are no longer just for retiring DC scheme members
October 2013
Andy Dickson explains how the DC pension investment strategy could be improved to better support the uncertainties facing DC members
October 2013
Sally Ling explores the popularity of DGFs for both DB and DC pension schemes
October 2013
UBS’s Tommaso Albanese explains why pension funds should be considering infrastructure debt
October 2013
Protecting pensioners from inflation – can we do it better?
October 2013
Invesco Perpetual fund manager Richard Batty explores some of the ways in which multi-asset investing can exploit the rich seam of opportunities in today’s challenging financial markets
October 2013
Laura Blows speaks to the LPFA’s Susan Martin about the changes within the pension fund, and the Local Government Pension Scheme
October 2013
UBS’s Anthony Shayle explains to Pensions Age why real estate debt can be an attractive opportunity for pension fund investors
October 2013
As the economy recovers from the effects of the financial crisis, the Pension Protection Fund is stronger than ever and its systems have been fine-tuned. Matt Ritchie spoke to those behind the scenes at the lifeboat fund to find out how the PPF has developed
October 2013
Surrey Pension Fund’s Phil Triggs speaks to Laura Blows about the changes and challenges facing the pension fund
October 2013
One year since auto-enrolment started in earnest, there are some valuable lessons that SMEs could pick up from large employers who have already met their staging dates, finds Marek Handzel
October 2013
As the government’s call for evidence on LGPS reform closes, Nick Martindale explores why mergers of all shapes and sizes have been widely suggested and whether this really will improve LGPS efficiency
October 2013
Trustee duties for members with fixed or individual protection: The pitfalls for savers and trustees and how to avoid them
22/10/2013
Jonathan Bull looks at the protection provided by trustee and sponsoring employer insurance
September 2013
Enhanced annuities have gained popularity in the last few years, but will the RDR have an adverse effect? Sally Ling reports
September 2013
Our expert panel discusses some of the latest developments in the DC space, such as the need for better governance, improving default strategies and defined ambition
September 2013
UTI International CEO Praveen Jagwani explains why opportunities are arising within Indian fixed income investment
September 2013
Julie Walker highlights the importance of quality within pensions administration
September 2013
Sandra Haurant looks beyond the buzz of ‘smart beta’ to explore what it really means for investors
September 2013
John Atkin examines the corporate bond smart beta phenomenon, and offers alternative ideas for alleviating the issues that the strategies aim to tackle
September 2013
Will Hale explains the attraction of enhanced de-risking in the light of growing activity
September 2013
Alistair Wilson explains why duration is an important consideration when investing in fixed income
September 2013
Julie Stothard looks at how smaller schemes can make de-risking a viable option
September 2013
Nigel Ferrier and Diane Hassall-Mead explain how smart marketing of pensions improves engagement and education
September 2013
Karen Gomm looks at what schemes should consider when trying to find a fiduciary manager that’s right for them
September 2013
Jeff Neate explains what fiduciary management actually means and how it can help pension schemes address the funding gap
September 2013
Daniel Taylor looks back on the development of Premier, as the firm celebrates its tenth birthday
September 2013
Aberdeen Asset Management’s head of operations – alternatives Neil Dolby explains to Pensions Age why the spotlight has brightened on operational due diligence
September 2013
Lynn Strongin Dodds explores why work still needs to be done to improve data, despite the regulator’s focus on improving record keeping
September 2013
John Broker calls for more stringent regulation on data quality
September 2013
Nadine Wojakovski looks at pension funds’ changing attitude towards alternatives and how best to enter the different opportunities in this broad asset class
September 2013
Mark Wood argues for tighter controls around the formation of pension schemes to help prevent pension fraud
September 2013
With complaints against pension schemes on the rise, trustees need to ensure that their dispute resolution procedures and member communications are well oiled in order to avoid falling foul of the Ombudsman, finds Marek Handzel
September 2013
Sion Cole looks at how to go about selecting a fiduciary manager and the key areas to delve into
September 2013
Legal & General’s deferred premium solution enables pension schemes to lock into a buy-in policy then spread the premium payment over a number of years, removing the potential obstacle of significant upfront costs
September 2013
The challenge of securing our retirement in a more capitalist age
September 2013
Nick Martindale explores whether promoting the benefits of retirement saving, or warning of dire consequences if not, makes for more effective pensions communication
July 2013
Hugh Nolan discusses the complications in dealing with pension liberation fraud
July 2013
Ian Aley outlines the different ways pension schemes can write business with reinsurers
July 2013
We review the Pensions Age/Aon Hewitt administration seminar, where experts shared views on improving the member experience in an ever-changing landscape
July 2013
Julie Walker explains why the DC administration report should be used to address fundamental questions about the structure and running of the scheme
July 2013
John Dean explains why pension schemes should insure younger employees against death in service
July 2013
Matt Waller discusses what we can learn from those who have already gone through pension auto-enrolment
July 2013
David Adams explores the current level of pension transfer exercises, now they have been in the regulator’s spotlight for the past couple of years
July 2013
Laura Blows speaks to the new chair of the Longevity Science and Advisory panel, Dame Karen Dunnell, about the factors affecting longevity trends and their impact on pension funds
July 2013
Seeking the ideal mix on a trustee board
July 2013
Our panel of experts discusses the variety of ways property investment meet the needs of pension funds, and what more needs to be done to entice investors
July 2013
Matthew Swynnerton takes a closer look at the revised Takeover Code and its implications for pension schemes
July 2013
Alistair Wilson discusses the Fed’s QE tapering and its impact on financial markets
July 2013
As the pensions industry is evolving, the job of MNTs is becoming increasingly difficult. Ilonka Oudenampsen finds out what help is available and whether more needs to be done
July 2013
Laura Blows speaks to energy supplier E:ON about how it managed its auto-enrolment process, and what companies preparing now can learn from its example
July 2013
Matt Ritchie explores how market pressures are affecting the progression of glidepaths, and what this means for pension funds’ de-risking strategies
July 2013
Ian Aley explains how to create an effective journey plan for pension schemes
June 2013
Robin Hames looks at consultancy charging, charge caps and auto-enrolment
June 2013
Small schemes needn’t feel restricted by options for de-risking, finds Andrew Sheen
June 2013
Laura Blows speaks to Alliance Trust Investments’ head of sustainable and responsible investment (SRI), Peter Michaelis, about the growth in SRI
June 2013
Nadine Wojakovski explores whether ETFs are beneficial investment vehicles for pension funds
June 2013
Lesley Browning and Catriona Stephen talk through the effect of the Walker case and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill on pension rights for civil partners
June 2013
The evolution of pension provision
June 2013
Peter Michaelis explains how sustainable and responsible investments can help achieve higher and more predictable returns for the next decade
June 2013
Arnaud Llinas explains what investors should consider when choosing an ETF provider
June 2013
Adam Cadle speaks to Nest’s chief executive Tim Jones about the progress of the workplace pension scheme since its launch in 2011
June 2013
While unusual contingent asset deals may grab headlines, more ‘mundane’ arrangements may increasingly be used to fund pension deficits, finds David Adams
June 2013
Bernard Abrahamsen explains why the time may be right to take on credit risk
March 2013
Edmund Tirbutt examines the various ways pension funds can invest in alternatives
March 2013
Risk parity has recently gained significant attention because of its strong performance compared to more traditional approaches of asset allocation in the last decade. While it has clear advantages, Yazann Romahi and Katherine Santiago reveal the challenges that risk parity investors should bear in mind when adopting this framework
March 2013
The SORP Working Party will have a chance to provide some much needed updates to pension scheme financial statement methodology by 2014, if the new accounting standard for schemes is released in time, finds Marek Handzel
March 2013
Will Hale discusses the Pensions Institute’s report on medical underwriting in DB schemes
March 2013
Sandra Haurant explains the difficulties of defining ‘absolute returns’ as a concept and the challenge of measuring performance
March 2013
Stewart Patterson explores the new US trend for de-risking pension schemes through the transfer of liabilities
March 2013
John Reeve explores the issues charities face when running their pension scheme
March 2013
Adam Cadle speaks to shadow pensions minister Gregg McClymont about the current pensions landscape and the main issues that the industry needs to tackle in 2013
March 2013
Matthew Arends examines the popularity of liability management exercises
March 2013
Alistair Wilson reports on the effects company takeovers have for bondholders
March 2013
Our DC panel sits down to tackle some of the biggest issues facing DC pension provision today
March 2013
Mark Wood expresses concern about the usefulness of inflation measures
March 2013
Laura Blows speaks to Legal & General’s Tom Ground on how simplicity and longevity insurance can, contrary to popular belief, go hand in hand
April 2013
Laura Blows speaks to Daniel Godfrey about his new role as chief executive of the Investment Management Association (IMA), along with its director of public policy, Jonathan Lipkin, about the changing nature of pension fund investment
April 2013
Matt Waller explains how ‘middleware’ software enables companies to automate the admin processes of complying with auto-enrolment
April 2013
Laura Blows explores how rising pension deficits have been putting pressure on the charity sector
April 2013
Andrew Sheen examines whether pension funds are increasing their investments in property
April 2013
Matthew Swynnerton explores the role of trustees and pensions professionals in tackling pension liberation fraud
April 2013
Ian Aley discusses the growth in pension scheme ‘all-risks’ buyouts that extend beyond mortality and investment risk to cover incorrect data and benefits errors
April 2013
David Adams explores the ways the annuity industry is improving and what still needs to be done to avoid accusations of a ‘mis-selling scandal’
April 2013
Pensions administration has come a long way in recent years, but more needs to be done, say our experts
May 2013
Now that the Retail Distribution Review has come into force, Trevor Morton examines whether it has had the catastrophic effect on the IFA industry as feared
May 2013
Peter Carvill looks at the shifting commodities landscape
May 2013
Nadine Wojakovski examines ways to improve the DC default fund offering
May 2013
Trustees are faced with more training pressures than ever – Andrew Sheen asks how they can keep up
May 2013
David Finn explores how multinational companies manage their pension risks
May 2013
John Tsalos looks at how to create a diversified default fund
May 2013
Pádraig Floyd explores the prevalence of pension liberation fraud and what is being done to tackle the problem
May 2013
Will Hale explains the need for a flexible approach from providers to ensure schemes benefit from enhanced de-risking opportunities
May 2013
Laura Blows speaks to the new president of the Society of Pensions Consultants, Roger Mattingly
May 2013
Alistair Wilson provides an overview of liquidity in the fixed income market
May 2013
Hugh Nolan ponders the consequence of TPR being required to have a regard for the growth prospect of employers, as announced in the Budget
May 2013
The detailed examination of auto-enrolment’s component parts in the build-up to last October appears to have missed out the crucial factor of provider capacity, finds Marek Handzel
May 2013
Greg Wenzerul finds ways to ensure your buy-in contract stands the test of time
May 2013
Carolyn Fox provides an insight into the new approach for all PPF schemes
May 2013
We review the latest Pensions Age conference, tackling the hot topics facing pension professionals today
May 2013
Andrew McCaffery explains how it is the underlying investment capability that matters when comparing single and multi-strategy hedge funds
May 2013
The growing disparity between public and private sector pensions
May 2013
Graham Wrightson looks at what can be learnt from recent Pension Ombudsman determinations into pension overpayments
May 2013
With DC assets growing rapidly, Simon Chinnery evaluates three critical factors that can help DC members get over the retirement finish line and retire on a pension that meets their needs
May 2013
Sandra Haurant explains why diversified growth funds (DGFs) are proving popular with pension funds, despite being difficult to define
February 2013
Jonathan Bull answers the common questions trustees ask when looking into trustee liability insurance and provides a brief guide to insurance protection
February 2013
Nadine Wojakovski discovers how global equities are expected to have a reasonably strong year, even if performance is not quite as good as 2012
February 2013
The end of retirement as we know it?
February 2013
Donald Campbell explores what a ‘yes’ vote for Scottish independence could mean for pension schemes
February 2013
Margaret Snowdon explains why administration needs to play a key role in pensions management
February 2013
Nick Martindale explains how the use of technology can help improve pension communication
February 2013
Sometimes it takes a major change to act as a catalyst to raise standards, and auto-enrolment is that catalyst for improving pensions communication, says Jonathan Clark
February 2013
Recently announced proposals for state pension reform have major implications for individuals and scheme sponsors. Matt Ritchie looks at how the end of contracting-out will affect defined benefit schemes in the private and public sectors
February 2013
Greg Wenzerul talks through his tips for successful de-risking transactions
February 2013
Albert Kuller looks at the impact of investor sentiment on pension schemes
February2013
Marek Handzel finds that a combination of favourable market conditions, familiarity and new provider options, could set the bulk annuity world alight
February 2013
Philip Titchener considers the impact of today’s ‘now’ culture on pension scheme data
February 2013
Laura Blows speaks to Tom Ground about the challenges schemes must consider before purchasing enhanced annuities
February 2013
Adam Cadle speaks to The Pensions Regulator’s chief executive Bill Galvin about its latest DC consultation and the regulator’s plans and aims in the DB sector
February 2013
Chris Powers explains how shock tactics may not be the best option for encouraging pensions saving
February 2013
Peter Carvill examines how much the increased focus on corporate governance has been talk and how much has been action
January 2013
Laura Blows speaks to Equity Staff Pension Scheme trustee chairman Henrietta Branwell about her experience of running a small-sized pension scheme
January 2013
Now that the hype surrounding corporate wraps has eased, Karen Gomm finds out whether they are increasing levels of investor engagement
January 2013
Traditional DC is unsuitable as a savings vehicle for many employees, it is often said, but what are the alternatives? Ilonka Oudenampsen looks at collective DC and managed DC as possible solutions
January 2013
Matt Ritchie looks at the options available for Sharia investing, as demand is expected to hasten due to demographic changes and the ongoing implementation of automatic enrolment
January 2013
Will Hale explains the benefits of purchasing enhanced annuities for individual scheme members
January
Matthew Swynnerton explains what The Pensions Regulator considers to be a suitable DC scheme for auto-enrolment
January 2013
Peter Davy talks through the confusion surrounding the effect of TUPE legislation on pension provision for transferred workers
January 2013
Mark Wood discusses the consultation into the long-term affordability of deficit recovery plans for sponsors
January 2013
Alistair Wilson predicts what will occur in the European high yield bond market for 2013
January 2013
Master trusts are fast becoming a popular choice for employers hit by auto-enrolment, but how do they compare against GPPs, asks Bob Campion
January 2013
Julie Walker explores the ways to increase DC members’ investment education and engagement
January 2012
James Staveley-Wadham explains how to approach the buyout process when dealing with a hybrid DB/DC scheme
January 2013
All eyes will be on how auto-enrolment develops, but economic woes will continue to hold back savings growth and make de-risking just that bit harder, finds Marek Handzel
January 2013
Dan Morris contemplates whether it could be a positive year ahead for investment markets
January 2013
Terry Ritchie looks at the demands placed on trustees and the risks that can be overlooked, particularly in the face of auto-enrolment
December 2012
Reducing risk is a key focus for trustees and sponsors of closed DB schemes. Matthew Arends sets out some of the considerations for schemes wishing to minimise this risk
December 2012
Albert Kuller explains how liability driven investment should be a ‘conventional’ strategy for trustees to implement, instead of a time sensitive solution to be viewed with suspicion
December 2012
Dan Taylor reveals how TPR’s common data target hasn’t created a ‘checkbox culture’, but moved data quality to the forefront
December 2012
Alasdair Macdonald explains how scarcity of liability hedging assets could impact on pension schemes’ de-risking plans
December 2012
Our panel of experts reflects on the daily hurdles the industry is forced to overcome within the continual quest for excellence in pensions administration
December 2012
Our panel of experts asks how the perception of DC and pensions in general can be improved
December 2012
Emerging markets offer great investment opportunities. But with so many countries and asset classes to choose from, Nick Martindale explores what the starting point should be for those looking to invest
December 2012
We review the Pensions Age/Aon Hewitt de-risking seminar, where industry speakers outlined what is needed to smooth the de-risking journey
December 2012
Local government pension schemes are under pressure to deliver sustainable reforms. Can they support the nation’s demand for infrastructure development as well, asks Bob Campion
December 2012
Charlotte Moore explains how to navigate the route to pension scheme closure
December 2012
It’s not just what you know – persistence is a bigger virtue for a trustee
December 2012
Lyxor Managed Account Platform head of research Stefan Keller talks to Pensions Age about the benefits of investing in hedge funds through a managed account platform for institutional investors
December 2012
Sandra Haurant looks at how managed accounts have evolved in the last few years to better meet pension funds’ requirements of greater transparency and more control
December 2012
Adam Cadle speaks to MyCSP’s CEO Phil Bartlett about the organisation’s performance and its role in the auto-enrolment process
December 2012
Edmund Tirbutt examines the move towards implementing both passive and active management within an investment portfolio
December 2012
Sally Ling looks at how pension funds can make the most out of their cash investments in this current low yield environment
November 2012
Elisabeth Jeffries provides details about the new government scheme, the Green Deal, to provide loans to make buildings more energy efficient and the opportunities as an alternative investment it could provide for pension funds
November 2012
Christine Senior asks whether life settlement investments, aka ‘death bonds’, can overcome their reputational risk to become an attractive investment opportunity for UK pension funds
November 2012
Ben Stone examines the use of medical underwriting, previously just used for individual annuities, when purchasing bulk annuities
November 2012
Albert Kuller examines past and present gilt yield trends and what this means for mean reversion assumptions
November 2012
Amanda Leek asks if responsible investing truly is incompatible with good financial returns
November 2012
Adam Cadle looks at recent developments in the SIPP and SSAS markets and what impact the RDR will have on SIPP providers
November 2012
Alistair Wilson looks at the implications of the latest PMI figures and their subsequent impact on fixed income investment opportunities
November 2012
Julie Walker explains how administrators are preparing for The Pensions Regulator’s common data requirements deadline
November 2012
Ilonka Oudenampsen speaks to the EAPF’s head of environmental finance and pension fund management Howard Pearce about the fund’s ESG standards and its
plans for the future
November 2012
The death of contingent assets has been much exaggerated, says Bob Campion, who finds the use of alternative scheme funding methods alive and kicking
November 2012
Mark Wood talks about how people just don’t ‘get’ inflation and the five actions that therefore need to happen to ensure decent retirement provision
November 2012
Will Hale discusses how enhanced annuities can be a good solution for small schemes looking to de-risk
November 2012
Now that auto-enrolment has arrived, all eyes are on administrators. Challenges to implementation may have already been pre-empted and overcome in some cases, but there is still much to be negotiated, finds Marek Handzel
November 2012
Pension fund communication in the internet age
November 2012
Nadine Wojakovski reveals the different options available for pension funds to invest in property
October 2012
Ilonka Oudenampsen finds out what’s being done to increase cost transparency in the light of auto-enrolment
October 2012
Sandra Haurant explains how low volatility doesn’t necessarily mean low returns when it comes to equity investing
October 2012
Susanne Willumsen explains how investors can achieve more stable returns through low volatility equity investment
October 2012
Matt Ritchie looks at what the minister’s defined ambition plans mean in practice, and what stands in the way of this new pensions model becoming a reality
October 2012
Matthew Swynnerton reviews the impact of TPR’s annual funding statement and considers its importance for trustees going forward
October 2012
Fiona Matthews explains the benefits of allowing members to transfer out of their DB scheme
October 2012
There is value and yield to be found in European equities, which have suffered as much from reputational damage as anything else since 2009, finds Marek Handzel
October 2012
Quantitative easing has been a thorn in the side for pension schemes. Is there any respite to look forward to, asks Bob Campion
October 2012
Let’s find a real pensions cause for Boris to defend
October 2012
Ruth Bamforth explains how recent case laws can help employers accurately define ‘worker’ in order to not fall foul of auto-enrolment legislation
October 2012
The latest Pensions Age Autumn Conference addressed the changing nature of the challenges facing pension schemes
October 2012
Charlotte Moore explores the different tactics to contribution levels companies are taking to ensure that auto–enrolment works for them
October 2012
In Pensions Age’s latest webinar, Peter Nakada, Managing Director of RiskMarkets at RMS, gives an overview of insurance linked securities and why they offer interesting opportunities for pension funds today
September 2012
Our panel of experts looks at what this alternative asset class can do for pension fund portfolios today
September 2012
Chris Read gives his predictions for how the platform world will be 10 years from now
July/August 2012
Marek Handzel evaluates the value of having member-nominated trustees on trustee boards and what level of representation they should have
July/August 2012
Our panel of experts discusses the practicalities of pension funds investing in property
July/August 2012
Christine Senior explains the ways in which pension schemes are managing their inflation, interest rate and longevity risks
July/August 2012
Hannah Clarke considers the different channels available to transmit messages
July/August 2012
Fiona Matthews explores the impact the code of good practice for incentive exercises will have on ETVs and PIEs
July/August 2012
Peter Davy explores whether the current low pricing is driving pension funds towards convertibles, or if the complexity of convertibles is preventing investors from taking the plunge
July/August 2012
Ian Bailey explains how delegating investment decisions can be time and cost effective for pension managers
July/August 2012
With the dust settling on the most recent swathe of pension legislation, Julian Mainwood looks at just some of the current trends in the defined benefit and defined contribution market
July/August 2012
Nadine Wojakovski questions how much of an impact the code of good practice on incentive exercises will have on the industry and whether it will have its intended effect on enhanced transfer values
July/August 2012
Cathryn Everest explains the standards that need to be met to comply with the regulator’s record-keeping guidance
July/August 2012
The role of private sector pensions in the welfare state
July/August 2012
Our panel of experts analyses the latest regulatory challenges and how the pensions industry can adapt its strategies to meet ongoing requirements
June 2012
David Adams questions whether concerns over existing schemes levelling down contributions in response to auto-enrolment are justified
June 2012
Geraldine Brassett explores whether regulatory change is driving a change within pensions administration
June 2012
Matt Ritchie caught up with Nest’s chief investment officer, Mark Fawcett, to talk about the scheme’s investment approach in advance of auto-enrolment starting in earnest
June 2012
We talk to Jan Vormoor, investment specialist for the successful Amundi International SICAV, a defensive, value-driven, global equity fund that is managed by the global value team at First Eagle Investment Management
June 2012
Most pension schemes remain focused on de-risking, but there is a growing emphasis on diversification strategies and using investment opportunities, reports Graham Buck
June 2012
Hannah Clarke sets out the steps to effectively communicate the benefits of pension schemes
June 2012
Ian Aley explains the considerations an insurer makes when implementing a buy-in, and how the understanding of this process can be beneficial to pension funds
June 2012
Marek Handzel asks whether hedging longevity is a beneficial process for pension schemes
June 2012
Robin Hames reveals the impact mergers and acquisitions can have on auto-enrolment implementation
June 2012
Will emerging market equities increase their share of UK pension fund assets?
June 2012
As DB scheme closures continue apace, Matt Ritchie seeks out the rare cases where new schemes are entering the market
June 2012
Our panel of experts discuss the de-risking options available for pension schemes, and how they compare against buying annuities from an insurer
May 2012
Peter Carvill surveys the commodities landscape, and asks which sections of the asset class offer the best value
May 2012
Marek Handzel explores the pensions industry’s expectations regarding auto-enrolment opt-out rates
May 2012
Patrick Heath-Lay explains how employers can prepare for auto-enrolment in a way that will encourage its success among the workforce
May 2012
Sandra Haurant reveals how hedge funds have shed their secretive image of pre-2008 and are now enticing pension funds to invest in the asset class
May 2012
Geraldine Brassett sets out the practicalities involved in implementing Real Time Information and why now is a good time to start
May 2012
Mark Parry explains the benefits of diversified growth funds for both DB and DC pension schemes
May 2012
David Adams looks at The Pensions Regulator’s Trustee Toolkit, and the other training opportunities available to those charged with managing pension fund assets
May 2012
With the investment climate as challenging as ever, Lynn Strongin Dodds looks for the most attractive prospects in equity markets across the globe
May 2012
GPP providers are gearing up for pensions auto-enrolment, which they no longer see as a threat but a significant opportunity, says Bob Campion
May 2012
Lee Taylor highlights the importance of effective communications in pension provision
May 2012
Innovation and creativity has introduced a more positive tone to the world of scheme buy-ins, buyouts and longevity swaps, reports Graham Buck
May 2012
Time to ask the awkward questions about the government’s Royal Mail Pension Plan proposals
May 2012
Keith Ashton explains why pension schemes should be taking a different approach to the ‘journey planning’ form of de-risking
May 2012
Our panel of experts discuss the latest issues affecting DC pension provision
April 2012
Legacy issues threaten to be a continuing headache to scheme trustees for some time to come, reports Graham Buck
April 2012
Alistair Wilson explains why bonds are becoming a much more exciting asset class for pension funds
April 2012
Matthew Swynnerton explains how TPR is shifting its focus to DC schemes as auto-enrolment draws near
April 2012
Charlotte Moore discusses how to increase awareness of the various options available at retirement and the need for a rejuvenation of annuity products
April 2012
Ijeoma Ndukwe explores where the best opportunities for fixed income lie in the current low-yield environment
April 2012
Sandra Haurant looks at the debate surrounding actively managed investment, and when this strategy can be suitable for pension funds
April 2012
Laun Middleton reveals the lessons pension funds can take from the Yale investment model to manage risk
April 2012
Robin Hames examines the rapid pace of technological advancement the ‘Digital Revolution’ has ushered in, and how pension schemes need to adapt to stay relevant
April 2012
How can we counter a sensationalist and ill-informed popular media?
April 2012
Peter Davy looks at the challenges auto-enrolment is set to face, and whether it will be the first step towards compulsion
April 2012
Karen Gomm looks at the investment opportunities within BRIC countries and beyond, and how a multi-asset investment strategy may be the best approach for pension funds to invest in emerging markets
March 2012
Jai Jacob explains the approach pension funds should take when investing in emerging markets
March 2012
Nick Martindale examines whether pension funds are looking beyond the ‘typical’ types of alternative investments for their portfolios
March 2012
Phil Titchener and Laura Whistler explain the importance of ensuring data quality when conducting a de-risking exercise
March 2012
Will the trustee’s role develop beyond that of ‘just’ protecting the interests of fund members?
March 2012
Guy M Dove explains the background behind the GMP equalisation debate and why it is once again the centre of attention
March 2012
As the focus on responsible capitalism has grown stronger, Andrew Williams explores the importance of SRI for pension funds
March 2012
David Adams explains the current state of the de-risking market and what options are available for pension schemes
February 2012
Myles Pink warns that putting a de-risking project on hold during challenging market conditions can leave trustees with insufficient time when markets turn
February 2012
Laura Blows discovers how Legal & General are able to provide longevity insurance for smaller-sized schemes
February 2012
The retreat from offering new employees a defined benefit pension in the private sector is now almost complete
February 2012
Peter Carvill finds where the opportunities lie for global equities within volatile markets
February 2012
Jonathan Bull explains the risks trustees face when carrying out their duties and the protection insurance can provide
February 2012
Pension scheme fees have been recently scandalised as too high in reports, yet criticised as being pushed too low by industry. Pádraig Floyd finds out where the issue of fees currently lies
February 2012
Between auto-enrolment and supporting pension funds buffeted by markets in turmoil, The Pensions Regulator is set to play a key role in the industry this year. Matt Ritchie looks at how the organisation is aiming to tackle the challenges
February 2012
Now that the last FTSE 100 DB scheme has closed its doors, and auto-enrolment is on the horizon, Charlotte Moore examines whether the spotlight will finally shine on DC scheme design
February 2012
Our panel of experts explains the latest developments in the DC arena
December 2011
Ben Shaw discusses the different ways pension schemes can look to reduce risk
November 2011
Sandra Haurant explores how the SIPP and SSAS industry is evolving
November 2011
Laura Blows reveals a novel solution by Legal & General for companies to use property to partially fund a buyout
November 2011
Learning points from the NAPF Conference
November 2011
Clare Mulligan provides an insight into the Generation Y attitude to saving
November 2011
Charlotte Moore looks at the ways trustees can protect themselves against risk
November 2011
Craig Gillespie asks whether sponsors should reduce exposure to equities or interest rates
November 2011
Our panel of experts discuss the tasks facing administrators in the face of increasing regulatory requirements
November 2011
Nick Martindale explains how pension funds are turning to LDI strategies
November 2011
Nadine Wojakovski details the ways pension funds are tackling the inflation challenge
November 2011
In what has been a turbulent year for pension funds, David Adams reveals what’s really going on with pension scheme funding
November 2011
Stephen Jones assesses the outlook for inflation and proposes a novel solution for addressing the issue
November 2011
David Adams reveals how a low risk, low volatility, active investment approach can generate better returns than the 'high risk, high return' strategy
October 2011
Transferring clients' assets between organisations can be a major headache - often time consuming, frequently frustrating and possibly uneconomic. Paul Pettitt explores whether there is an easier way
October 2011
Mary Stewart explains the benefits of scheme pension as a more flexible alternative to income drawdown
October 2011
Karen Gomm explains how corporate platforms can be used to re-energise employees to save
October 2011
Colin Williams explains that auto-enrolment does not mean auto-engagement, and how using corporate platforms effectively can motivate people to save
October 2011
Sandra Haurant explores how SRI investors’ strategies have evolved from exclusion to an engaged approach with companies' ESG credentials
October 2011
A reported surge in investor interest and a proliferation of funds available have heralded a period of popularity for absolute return strategies. Ijeoma Ndukwe explores the role of absolute return strategies within pension funds' portfolios today
October 2011
Kevin Aitchison asks whether real estate alternative offer more of the same or genuine diversification
02/11/2011
Fiona Matthews highlights the 'best practice' for implementing an ETV exercise
October 2011
Hannah Clarke reveals ways to ensure there is a future for retirement saving
October 2011
Bernard Abrahamsen explains how hedging against inflation can be achieved through investing in long lease property
October 2011
As the framework for the UK's first authorised fund regime for tax-transparent contractual vehicles takes shape, Aaron Overy examines the impact for the UK pensions industry
October 2011
David Hodgson highlights the importance of effective trustee training
October 2011
Pension fund communication in the internet age
October 2011
Adam Cadle examines whether concerns about employers levelling down contributions following auto-enrolment are justified
October 2011
Terry Ritchie reveals the hidden dangers of too much scheme knowledge being kept by too few people
October 2011
Matthew Swynnerton explains the impact of the Bribery Act 2010 on scheme trustees
October 2011
Laura Blows reports on the topics covered at the Pensions Age Autumn Conference - A new dawn
October 2011
Deborah Gudgeon asks what conclusions pension trustees can draw from recent examples
October 2011
Nadine Wojakovski finds the opportunities among the chaos in European equity markets
October 2011
Ilonka Oudenampsen explains why QROPS represent a big step forward for British expats
July 2011
Our panel of experts ask why delegated consulting is higher up on the agenda than ever before
September 2011
Amy Radnor spells out the pensions issues arising from divorce
September 2011
Chris Andrews examines the opportunities provided by emerging markets for pension fund investment
September 2011
David Skinner explains the processes employers should know in the run up to auto-enrolment
September 2011
Mark Duke asks whether there will really be ‘at least’ 500,000 centenarians in 2066
September 2011
Lynn Strongin Dodds examines the gradual growth in longevity hedging deals and whether 2011 is the year the market booms
September 2011
Rethinking the pensions paradigm
September 2011
Robert Wakefield and Julie Walker on the importance of keeping your administrator involved
September 2011
Jonathan Bull advises trustees on how to avoid claims being made against them and ways in which to protect themselves if claims occur
September 2011
Zoe Staniforth clarifies the issues surrounding Pension Trustee Liability insurance
September 2011
Peter Davy examines the ways in which pension schemes are looking to de-risk, and just how big a market this is
September 2011
As Aon Hewitt's one year anniversary draws near, Andy Cox tells Francesca Fabrizi why the firm is so well placed to take on the new face of pensions
September 2011
Ilonka Oudenampsen speaks to Amundi’s investment specialist on the volatility, arbitrages and convertible bonds team, Julia Kung, about the benefits of volatility funds
September 2011
Adam Cadle explains the effects the removal of the Age 75 rule and changes to income drawdown have had on the at-retirement market
September 2011
For small DB schemes, a significant amount of risk is linked to just a few key scheme members. Laura Blows discovers how smaller schemes are able to overcome this using a new product from Legal & General, Large Individual DB Annuities (LIDBA)
September 2011
Karen Gomm explores how saving for a pension can be encouraged through education, targeted communications and technology
September 2011
Nick Gartside explores the strategic opportunities for bond investment
September 2011
Ijeoma Ndukwe explores the optimal bond allocation strategies for pension funds in the current low interest environment
September 2011
Dave Carstairs explains the importance of employers implementing an auto-enrolment communications strategy for employees
September 2011
John Reeve explains the growing requirement for an outsourced pensions manager
September 2011
Associate and commercial litigation specialist at Shoosmiths Erica Simpson points out the potential risks trustees face following the introduction of the Bribery Act
July 2011
Nadine Wojakovski examines whether the Government's proposal to make trustee boards comprise of half MNTs is welcome
July 2011
Our panel of experts explain why the reputation of defined contribution has taken a turn for the better
July 2011
Ian Neale offers an update on the key themes coming out of the Pensions Bill
July 2011
Kevin Aitchison seeks out the good news in all the bad
July 2011
Mark Duke explains how trustees and scheme sponsors can navigate their way to a brighter risk-controlled future
July 2011
Alistair McQueen provides a timely reminder of the positive steps we're taking to bridge the savings gap, and asks all to avoid the temptation of focusing on the negative
July 2011
John White explains why the move from RPI to CPI is likely to be high up on trustees’ agendas
July 2011
Gilbert Keskin, co-head of volatility and convertible bonds at Amundi Asset Management, tells Francesca Fabrizi how pension funds can reap rewards from volatility
July 2011
Craig Blackwood looks at the TUPE implications of a recent Ombudsman determination
July 2011
Delegated investing comes in many shapes and sizes, argues Zuhair Mohammed
July 2011
TPA director Matthew Sinclair gives his view on the Government's state pension changes, public sector pension amendments and the subsequent union response
July 2011
Matt Ritchie asks if ETVs have had their day or whether efforts to improve their reputation can save them
July 2011
Christopher Andrews explores whether UK pension funds could be tempted towards convertible bonds
July 2011
As players withdraw from money market funds, Lynn Strongin Dodds explores how the focus is on quality rather than quantity
June 2011
Nick Martindale explains how regulatory pressure has forced the industry to address the problem of missing data
June 2011
Nick Wyld asks pension funds to look beyond the name and explore how governance can help with increasingly complex asset allocations
June 2011
Robert Wakefield and Julie Walker on communication
June 2011
Karen Gomm highlights the important role training should play in any trustee's diary today
June 2011
Mike Hawes offers an insurance industry perspective on pension de-risking
June 2011
John White on why effective communication around employee benefits is key
June 2011
Lynn Strongin Dodds discovers how impending auto-enrolment is affecting the nature of the DC industry
June 2011
NEST recently announced its investment approach. One of the biggest challenges it faces is communicating this approach to members. Graham Vidler explains
June 2011
Hannah Clarke offers her views on the continuing emphasis on DC communications
June 2011
Paul Thornton and Donald Fleming ask what good governance really means today and how the sponsor covenant has been developing
June 2011
Geraldine Brassett explains how taking a back-to-basics approach to communication could be the best place to start in encouraging member engagement with retirement saving
June 2011
Our panel of experts ask how upcoming legislation will affect the smooth running of pensions administration
May 2011
Christopher Andrews explains why trustees shouldn’t write-off hedge funds based on their recent rocky past
May 2011
David Adams explains why the role of the administrator is more challenging today than ever
May 2011
Bernard Abrahamsen explains how investors can best manage the ongoing market uncertainty and even use it to their advantage
May 2011
Fiona Matthews highlights the key issues employers need to watch out for in relation to ETVs and PIEs
May 2011
How have recent regulatory changes and market movements affected the type of annuity products coming to the fore? Peter Davy finds out
May 2011
Daniel Jacobson on why the time has come for trustees to put administration higher up on their agendas
May 2011
Christine Berry asks what a trustee’s fiduciary responsibility really entails
May 2011
Matt Ritchie asks Thomas Delabre, emerging market portfolio manager at Amundi, how pension funds should make best use of emerging market debt given the uncertainty surrounding the asset class
May 2011
Duncan Buchanan and Jill Clucas outline the challenges of GMP equalisation
May 2011
Craig Blackwood asks what the Test-Achats case means for UK occupational pension schemes
May 2011
A trustee’s role in a fund’s investment strategy
May 2011
John White asks whether employers should be taking a new approach to pensions
May 2011
Lynn Strongin Dodds explains why the time has come for a stronger focus on DC
May 2011
Nick Martindale reports on the growth in buyout interest
May 2011
In light of the growing interest in fiduciary management, Michael Marks examines the key ingredients for successful implementation.
April 2011
Philippa James and Stuart Pickford offer an update on the recent legal decision to cut back the circumstances in which trustees can go to court to unwind past decisions
April 2011
Sandra Haurant asks what is being done to improve administration in the pensions industry
April 2011
Remco van Eeuwijk, managing director of Mn Services, explains to Ilonka Oudenampsen why freedom of choice for trustees is key to effective fiduciary management
April 2011
Kevin Aitchison on the risk / return potential of the Central London Office space
April 2011
The changing role of the trustee as DB schemes mature
April 2011
John White explains the importance of effectively assessing counterparty risk
April 2011
Pamela Atherton asks how much ground fiduciary management has gained in the UK pensions space
April 2011
As the buyout market enjoyed robust growth in 2010, Laura Blows asks Legal and General’s Tom Ground how the market is shaping up for an even stronger 2011
April 2011
Larry Unrein asks whether private equity could be set for a turnaround
April 2011
Following on from the Pensions Regulator's (tPR) discussion paper published in January of this year, Robert Branagh asks what a good outcome for members is when talking about DC provision and what role administrators play in providing this
April 2011
Our panel of experts asks what new regulation means for DC providers, employers and the schemes they manage
April 2011
Matt Ritchie asks what evidence there is to suggest SRI can add value to a portfolio
April 2011
In the nascent recovery of the global economy, pension schemes can turn to gold for much needed confidence in their ability to increase their returns whilst protecting against risk, argues Marcus Grubb
April 2011
Pete Davy on how to manage the new annuity rules and understanding what they mean for your members
April 2011
Robert Wakefield and Julie Walker on the importance of keeping your administrator involved
April 2011
Trustees and pensions experts gathered in force at J.P. Morgan Asset Management's conference facilities in Aldermanbury to hear some much needed guidance on how to best utilise alternative investment asset classes in this evermore uncertain economic environment
April 2011
Sadie Hayes and Steven Rimmer ask how longevity risk can be measured
April 2011
With The Pensions Regulator turning its attention to the quality of data and many defined benefit schemes looking for de-risking exercises like buy-outs, the topic of data cleansing seems more important than ever. Ilonka Oudenampsen reports
April 2011
Charles Robinson explains how investors can best access the emerging market space
March 2011
Ashish Kapur asks how a fiduciary manager can help trustees strengthen their pension governance
March 2011
Christopher Andrews discovers that the investment landscape is awash with opportunities in the fixed income space
March 2011
Francesca Fabrizi asks Malcolm Jones, investment director at Standard Life Investments, how pension fund investors can make best use of their fixed income holdings
March 2011
John White explains why understanding duration can help you better understand your portfolio
March 2011



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